Hilary Clinton calls Trent Lott to ap...

Hilary Clinton calls Trent Lott to apologize about Mississippi remark

There are 2 comments on the The South Mississippi Sun Herald story from Oct 25, 2007, titled Hilary Clinton calls Trent Lott to apologize about Mississippi remark. In it, The South Mississippi Sun Herald reports that:

“I understand that we sometimes say what we don't always mean to say”

Another Mississippi insult? Not on U.S. Sen. Trent Lott's watch.

In an interview with the Des Moines Register over the weekend, Democratic presidential frontrunner Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., said she was 'shocked' to learn that Iowa was ranked as low as Mississippi for never having had a female governor, senator or congressperson.

And Clinton, whose base of support is female, clearly sees this as a problem in the upcoming Iowa caucuses. 'I think Iowa poses a special burden, or a special obstacle to me because when you look at the numbers, how can Iowa be ranked with Mississippi? That's not what I see. That's not the quality. That's not the communitarianism, that's not the openness I see in Iowa.' Read more

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Dan McLendon

Pinola, MS

#1 Oct 26, 2007
Trent Lott and his right wing frends is the reason Ms is at the bottm of list of the United States. He sould apolize to the people of Ms.

Florence, MS

#2 Oct 27, 2007
And Hillary says,“I understand that we sometimes say what we don't always mean to say.”

Well, what *did* you mean to say, Hillary?

Hillary, northern born and northern bred, typifies folks from that part of the US. They look down Southern blacks; and with Southern whites, northerners look down on them and hate them as well.

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